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1. Carnegie Mellon CS Professor challenges Sony by mirroring Geohot's PS3 hacks (cmu.edu)
620 points by elliottcarlson on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 81 comments
2. For what are the Windows A:\ and B:\ drives used? (superuser.com)
415 points by fakelvis on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 271 comments
3. A Localization Horror Story: It Could Happen To You (cpan.org)
266 points by gspyrou on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 67 comments
4. On Not Hiring (gabrielweinberg.com)
241 points by bjonathan on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 49 comments
5. Arbor.js - HTML5 graph visualization library (arborjs.org)
193 points by fish2000 on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 37 comments
6. 10 Questions for John Gruber Regarding H.264, WebM (osnews.com)
165 points by DavidAdams on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 104 comments
7. PS3 Root Key Hacker Sued (geohot.com)
159 points by davidcuddeback on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 100 comments
8. Secrets of BackType's (YC S08) Data Engineers (readwriteweb.com)
138 points by omakase on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 12 comments
9. Bitterness, Anger And Betrayal At MySpace (techcrunch.com)
132 points by aaronbrethorst on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 82 comments
10. Drunk scientists pour wine on superconductors and make an incredible discovery (io9.com)
128 points by JangoSteve on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 22 comments
11. Google Turns Your Android Phone Into An On-The-Fly Conversation Interpreter (techcrunch.com)
127 points by lotusleaf1987 on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 64 comments
12. So Who Really Owns Facebook? (Chart) (thenextweb.com)
125 points by domino on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 40 comments
13. Southwest Airlines pilot holds plane for murder victim’s family (consumertraveler.com)
121 points by yock on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 47 comments
14. "this gem is awesome".to_spanish # = "esta joya es impresionante" (github.com)
94 points by vrish88 on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 43 comments
15. PEP 3333 Accepted: WSGI standard for Python 3.x (python.org)
87 points by enduser on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 19 comments
16. Apple will not allow Verizon to preload software on iPhone (appleinsider.com)
85 points by jrwoodruff on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 73 comments
17. (Android) Developer Income Report #6 (kreci.net)
87 points by kreci on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 38 comments
18. The PHP strtod() denial of service bug (andreas.org)
82 points by mikagrml on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 17 comments
19. Programming Innocence (projectb14ck.org)
81 points by b14ck on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 24 comments
20. On Getting Traction, by Gabriel Weinberg (tractionbook.com)
77 points by limist on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 9 comments
21. World IPv6 Day: firing up the engines on the new Internet protocol (googleblog.blogspot.com)
71 points by atularora on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 45 comments
22. My, what strange NOPs you have! (msdn.com)
69 points by barrkel on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 29 comments
23. Confirmed: Personal Hotspot feature coming to all iPhones in iOS 4.3 (bgr.com)
68 points by Void_ on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 55 comments
24. An Open Letter from the President of the United States of Google (msdn.com)
65 points by hardik988 on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 30 comments
25. The "Machiavellian Reality" -- speech by Robert Greene (powerseductionandwar.com)
64 points by pprov on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 32 comments
26. Sony suing fail0verflow & geohot over PS3 jailbreak [pdf] (geohot.com)
64 points by angusgr on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 51 comments
27. Tell HN: Flooded area in Queensland now the size of Texas
63 points by RiderOfGiraffes on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 27 comments
28. Secret businesses aimed to exploit vaccine fears, British Medical Journal finds (sciencedaily.com)
63 points by J3L2404 on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 27 comments
29. When They Are Throwing Money At You (avc.com)
63 points by _DanielH on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 14 comments
30. Real World F# (msdn.com)
59 points by rlmw on Jan 12, 2011 | hide | 7 comments

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